The phrase Interval Training is very often said. But what does it mean?Interval Training can be either of the following:Heart rate /Zone training or a mix of weights and cardiovascular in the same workoutOn a basic level interval training is the raising and lowering of the heart rate during a given workout. So, why do we want to raise and lower the heart rate? For years the answer has been because it helps you lose weight faster. Well that answer is correct, but how do you lose weight faster.
We have less and less of it each year it seems. The demands on our time are greater. Exercise seems less of a priority. Who has an hour to train these days anyway? Here are 2 tips to make your training time more efficient.
Smoke your legs and your core with this short but intense circuit.
1. Bodyweight Speed Squats 1min
2. Front plank 30 seconds.
rest 30 seconds
3. Jumping jacks or jump rope 1min
4. Side plank 30 seconds each side.
Rest 1 min and repeat 1 or 2 more times.
Enjoy. Have a great weekend.
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Now a days, it seems like people work countless hours at the gym or even video games to help lose those pounds or to tone up. But they always seem to find reasons to whine and complain about it, especially that they want to be home, well maybe calisthenics, resistance training, dynamic tension, isometrics can be a problem solver. These body weights for you (or prison workouts, which people love to hear) can be more beneficial or even more strengthening than the traditional weights, equipment or classes that you can take.
I teach a circuit training class 2X a week at a corporate client. I've been working with the same core group of girls for about a year and a half. I've been talking to them about lifting heavy, pushing yourself harder. On Wednesday the girls had 30 seconds per exercise and my suggestion is that since its a short period of time perhaps we try to lift heavier. So as the girls moved through their stations they would comment on how heavy the last person lifted - wow, she did 80 pounds on the leg press! This one did 60 pounds on the lat pull down!